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Sumitomo ramps up production of Falken line
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BANFF, Alberta—After Sumitomo Rubber Industries Inc. dissolved its 16-year alliance with Goodyear last October—acquiring Goodyear's 93-year-old factory in Tonawanda, N.Y., in the...
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BANFF, Alberta—After Sumitomo Rubber Industries Inc. dissolved its 16-year alliance with Goodyear last October—acquiring Goodyear's 93-year-old factory in Tonawanda, N.Y., in the process—plans for North American production of the firm's Falken-brand tires became inevitable. BANFF, Alberta—After Sumitomo Rubber Industries Inc. dissolved its 16-year alliance with Goodyear last October—acquiring Goodyear's 93-year-old factory in Tonawanda, N.Y., in the process—plans for North American production of the firm's Falken-brand tires became inevitable. $BANFF, Alberta—After Sumitomo Rubber Industries Inc. dissolved its 16-year alliance with Goodyear last October—acquiring Goodyear's 93-year-old factory in Tonawanda, N.Y., in the process—plans for North American production of the firm's Falken-brand tires became inevitable.
Continental makes inroads in mining sector
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LAS VEGAS —Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C.'s new earthmover tires unit isn't planning to leave any stones—or boulders—unturned as it seeks to expand its fledgling customer...
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LAS VEGAS —Continental's new earthmover tires unit isn't planning to leave any stones—or boulders—unturned as it seeks to expand its fledgling customer base. LAS VEGAS —Continental's new earthmover tires unit isn't planning to leave any stones—or boulders—unturned as it seeks to expand its fledgling customer base. $LAS VEGAS —Continental's new earthmover tires unit isn't planning to leave any stones—or boulders—unturned as it seeks to expand its fledgling customer base.
Pinnacle to launch new Hood Rubber shoe
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WATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. For nearly four decades, Hood...
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ATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. Now a marketing and design company is taking on the Hood Rubber brand and re-launching high-end, high-quality rubber-soled shoes. ATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. Now a marketing and design company is taking on the Hood Rubber brand and re-launching high-end, high-quality rubber-soled shoes. $ATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. Now a marketing and design company is taking on the Hood Rubber brand and re-launching high-end, high-quality rubber-soled shoes.
Innovation fuels auto industry
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—Those that fall behind, get left behind. If there's one takeaway from this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars, held recently in Traverse...
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—If there's one takeaway from this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars it is that change is coming to the automotive industry. TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—If there's one takeaway from this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars it is that change is coming to the automotive industry. $TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—If there's one takeaway from this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars it is that change is coming to the automotive industry.
A.Schulman takes long view after tough time
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—There are basically two roads forward for the Fairlawn-based plastic compound maker A. Schulman, according to analysts who follow the company. One is likely long and leads to ...
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—There are basically two roads forward for the Fairlawn-based plastic compound maker A. Schulman, according to analysts who follow the company. FAIRLAWN, Ohio—There are basically two roads forward for the Fairlawn-based plastic compound maker A. Schulman, according to analysts who follow the company. $FAIRLAWN, Ohio—There are basically two roads forward for the Fairlawn-based plastic compound maker A. Schulman, according to analysts who follow the company.
Toyoda Gosei eyes expansion
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SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico—Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. plans to expand its facility in Mexico with a $35.5 million investment in response to increased automotive demand in North America. The firm...
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SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico—Toyoda Gosei plans to expand its facility in Mexico with a $35.5 million investment in response to increased automotive demand in North America. SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico—Toyoda Gosei plans to expand its facility in Mexico with a $35.5 million investment in response to increased automotive demand in North America. $SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico—Toyoda Gosei plans to expand its facility in Mexico with a $35.5 million investment in response to increased automotive demand in North America.
Lanxess boosts additives business with Chemtura acquisition
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COLOGNE, Germany—Lanxess A.G. will nearly triple the size of its additives business with the $2.7 billion takeover of U.S.-based flame retardants and lubricant additives group Chemtura Corp....
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COLOGNE, Germany—Lanxess will nearly triple the size of its additives business with the $2.7 billion takeover of U.S.-based flame retardants and lubricant additives group Chemtura. COLOGNE, Germany—Lanxess will nearly triple the size of its additives business with the $2.7 billion takeover of U.S.-based flame retardants and lubricant additives group Chemtura. $COLOGNE, Germany—Lanxess will nearly triple the size of its additives business with the $2.7 billion takeover of U.S.-based flame retardants and lubricant additives group Chemtura.
Midwest adds two Xccent units
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DECKERVILLE, Mich.—Midwest Rubber Co. has reached an agreement to acquire Xccent Inc.'s Medical and Industrial Divisions. Based in Wyoming, Minn., Xccent is a manufacturer of rubber and...
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DECKERVILLE, Mich.—Midwest Rubber has reached an agreement to acquire Xccent's Medical and Industrial Divisions. DECKERVILLE, Mich.—Midwest Rubber has reached an agreement to acquire Xccent's Medical and Industrial Divisions. $DECKERVILLE, Mich.—Midwest Rubber has reached an agreement to acquire Xccent's Medical and Industrial Divisions.
Countdown on for event Best of rubber industry to gather in Pittsburgh
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PITTSBURGH—The countdown is on. Are you ready for the 2016 International Elastomer Conference? From Oct. 10-13, the best of the best of our industry will be gathering in Pittsburgh at our...
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PITTSBURGH—The countdown is on. Are you ready for the 2016 International Elastomer Conference? PITTSBURGH—The countdown is on. Are you ready for the 2016 International Elastomer Conference? $PITTSBURGH—The countdown is on. Are you ready for the 2016 International Elastomer Conference?
Firms thrive in aerospace industry
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There's a certain attraction that draws companies to the aerospace industry. It's a field that is difficult to break into and requires a good deal of engineering expertise to remain ahead of the...
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Aerospace is a field that is difficult to break into. It requires a good deal of engineering expertise to remain ahead of the pack, but once a firm gets through the front door, the perception is the sky's the limit. Aerospace is a field that is difficult to break into. It requires a good deal of engineering expertise to remain ahead of the pack, but once a firm gets through the front door, the perception is the sky's the limit. $Aerospace is a field that is difficult to break into. It requires a good deal of engineering expertise to remain ahead of the pack, but once a firm gets through the front door, the perception is the sky's the limit.
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Published on September 13, 2000

Geared up for dirty work: Army, Goodyear pair to create `super-tough´ pickups

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Date Published September 13, 2000
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—(From the Sept. 4, 2000, issue of Rubber & Plastics News) Goodyear´s longtime supplier relationship with the U.S. Army could parlay into business with auto makers contemplating production of severe-duty vehicles.